#1002: “My boyfriend doesn’t believe in my dreams.”

Dear Captain Awkward, What do you do if your significant other thinks that you will go no where with your dream? My boyfriend is a well known, local photographer. He does mainly fashion photo-shoots and is honestly, very talented at what he does. I'm newly, discovering modeling. I had tried it before when I was … Continue reading #1002: “My boyfriend doesn’t believe in my dreams.”

#986: “We’re like family here” = a workplace red flag, x 1000 when working for actual family.

Dear Captain, I am desperately in need of some scripts. In November last year, my aunt launched an online women's magazine. My aunt is a very rich lady, she doesn't have a job, so she decided to focus on this project. It was a cool idea, based in some feminist principles, so when she asked … Continue reading #986: “We’re like family here” = a workplace red flag, x 1000 when working for actual family.

#901: “I was dumped by my theater group. Now what?”

Dear Captain, I'll preface this letter by saying that I'm a chronically depressed woman with big anxiety problems and BDP (and one of the ways it manifest is a crippling fear of abandonment). I have been dumped. By a theater group. I was friend or friendly with all the members (some before the theater). I … Continue reading #901: “I was dumped by my theater group. Now what?”

#780: My creative partner’s girlfriend might be jealous of our new project.

Dear Captain, I am a (female) musician just starting out on a new duo project with a fellow (male) musician, and we’re just about heading for our first gigs and things. We’re both really excited — we get on well musically and personally, and we’re enjoying what we do and looking forward to sharing it … Continue reading #780: My creative partner’s girlfriend might be jealous of our new project.